When did Little Brother release their debut album The Listening? Little Brother released The Listening on February 25, 2003
In 2003, rap group Little Brother released their debut on February 25. The Listening featured production from NC producer 9th Wonder, who made 99% of the beats and featured Phonte and Rapper Big Pooh as a rap duo.
The album contains the song “The Yo-Yo” that helped the group stand out. It is a project that aimed to bring some rap purity in an era that was largely materialistic and focused on record sales over quality product.